KARACHI: The crescent of Rabi-ul-Awaal was not been sighted in Pakistan on Thursday and the Eid Miladun Nabi, the birthday of Holy Prophet (PBUH), will be celebrated across the country on November 21 (Wednesday).
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman made this announcement here on Thursday.
Mufti Munib chair the meeting of the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee for moon sighting of Islamic month Rabi-ul-Awal 1440 Hijri on Thursday (today).
The meeting of the crescent sighting body took place at the Pakistan Meteorological Department in Karachi.
The central body takes its decision based on evidence which it receives from people and zonal committees across the committee.
It is pertinent to mention that Eid Miladun Nabi is observed as a public holiday across the country.